Scientists redefine rules for where life could exist on alien planets

01/30/2013 | Space.com

Scientists have updated the boundaries for a "habitable zone," where life could exist in a solar system. While the guidelines add additional planets, it also removes some from the list. Even Earth is on the very inner edge of our solar system's habitable zone. The definition is based on updated atmospheric databases that record the planet's absorption of water and carbon dioxide, properties that help determine whether the planet could have liquid water.

View Full Article in:

Space.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Principal
Endeavor Charter Academy
Battle Creek, MI
Principal at Riverton Street Charter School
National Heritage Academies
Jamaica, NY
Chief Academic & Innovation Officer/ Assistant Superintendent
Kent School District
Kent, WA
School Improvement Officer
Kent School District
Kent, WA
Account Executive - Central Region
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations